TRAVEL HONEY BLOG

TIEBREAKER: CORSICA OR SARDINIA?

July 25, 2018
It’s summer and you’re figuring out whether to visit Corsica or Sardinia for your holiday. Both islands bask in the Mediterranean sun, have rugged interiors and plenty of gorgeous beaches. The 7 mile channel separating the two islands is crossed via a 50 minute ferry ride. If you’re not able to fit both islands into […]  Continue reading...

🐾Stephanie’s Tips for Taking Kids to Spain!

June 28, 2018
These are Stephanie’s tips for her two week trip to Madrid and Barcelona with her husband and two boys, ages 8 and 10.  The trip was focused on good food/wine, cultural activities (museums), and spending time outside.  Continue reading...

TIEBREAKER: LONDON OR PARIS?

June 8, 2018
Trying to figure out whether to visit London or Paris? London has Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, The Shard, and Tower Bridge. Paris has the Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral and Arc de Triomph Monument. Both cities are incredible places to visit for food, nightlife, culture and people. But if you’re short on time […]  Continue reading...

Off the Beaten Path Florence & Tuscany Hidden Gems

May 30, 2018
Italy is amazing for so many reasons – vibrant culture, delicious food, stunning scenery and wonderful people. If you love Italy just as much as we do but have already seen the top sights, keep reading for our recommendations for the best off the beaten track Florence spots and Tuscany hidden gems.   Continue reading...

🐾MEGAN’S ITALY AND SWITZERLAND TIPS

April 12, 2018
These are Megan’s tips for her week and half long trip in the fall to Lucerne and Lugano in Switzerland then onto Menaggio and Santa Margherita in Lake Como and finishing in Tuscany.  She and her husband are in their 30s and from Chicago.  Their goals were to relax and eat good food.  Continue reading...

Honeymoon in France: The Ultimate Guide

April 4, 2018
Considering a honeymoon in France? Get your tickets because France has it all – romance, style, fabulous scenery, great things to do and the best food and drink. Keep reading for Travel Honey’s guide for honeymooning in France.  Continue reading...

🐾 JENNIFER’S CUBA TIPS

April 4, 2018
These are Jennifer’s tips from her trip to Cuba where she spent 4 days in Havana and 2 days in Vinales. Jennifer visited Cube to experience the culture, see the top sites and eat good food. Jennifer travelled with a few friends, aged between 30 and 42 and it was the first Cuba visit for all.  Continue reading...

🐾 LUCY’S CUBA TIPS

April 4, 2018
These are Lucy’s tips from her trip to Cuba where she spent 2 days in Vinales, 2 days in Trinidad, 1 day in Cienfuegos and 3 days in Havana. Lucy’s visited with her husband to experience the culture, history, UNESCO sites, nature and enjoy the food and drinks. Each night at an AirB&B rental cost about […]  Continue reading...

🐾 ROB’S TURKS & CAICOS TIPS

April 4, 2018
These are Rob’s tips for Turks & Caicos. Rob visited the islands for a destination wedding many years ago and have since been back 6 times! His most recent visit was with his wife and 3 kids (ages 5, 3 & 1).  Continue reading...

🐾 LOU’S TURKS & CAICOS TIPS

April 4, 2018
These are Lou’s tips for the Turks & Caicos. Lou is retired and spends 6 months of the year on the islands (the other 6 months he spends in Rhode Island). Lou’s tips are great for anyone who wants to enjoy the beach!  Continue reading...

Off the Beaten Path Caribbean Islands: Which one is right for you?

April 3, 2018
It’s been a long, dark winter and summer isn’t quite here yet. You need sun – a warm sandy beach, a tropical pina colada, flip flops, coconuts and shady palm trees. Did we mention the sound of steel drums? A quick jaunt to the Caribbean is the answer but you want to avoid the tourist scene. […]  Continue reading...

April Fools!

April 1, 2018
Just kidding – it’s April Fools! So we’re sticking to itineraries for humans . . . at least for now.    Continue reading...

🐾 Jenny’s Spain Tips

March 11, 2018
Jenny’s tips for Madrid, Barcelona and along the southern coast from Cádiz to Valencia.  She’s a freelance writer, solo traveller and eternal sun seeker. Her tips are best for a foodie, budget and culture seeking travellers who may not have been to Spain before.  Continue reading...

🐾 Joe & Becky’s tips for Rome, Naples, & Ischia

February 1, 2018
Checkout Joe & Becky’s tips on where to stay and not to stay on the Amalfi Coast and tips for getting away from tourists.  They’re a couple from Boston in their mid-thirties and their goals were to relax, visit museums, & see the top sites.  Continue reading...

🐾 Jo’s Iceland tips

February 1, 2018
Checkout Jo’s tips on hotels and where to eat and drink in Reykjavik and the South Coast of Iceland.  She and her husband are from New York City and wanted to be active, eat good food, see as much as possible.  Continue reading...

FREE AZORES STOPOVER

January 11, 2018
Azores Airlines is offering a free Azores stopover in the Azores on flights from the U.S. to Europe for up to 7 Days. Read on to learn which Azores flights qualify!  Continue reading...

TIEBREAKER: LISBON OR PORTO?

January 11, 2018
Lisbon or Porto, the southern capital city or it’s smaller neighbor to the north? If you have time, there is no “tiebreaker,” because both should be visited. This post is about comparing and contrasting, and if you unfortunately have to choose between the two, which to choose.  The good news is you really cannot go wrong with either Lisbon or […]  Continue reading...

SHOULD I BUY A PORTUGAL SIM CARD?

December 4, 2017
If you’re planning to use your cell phone in Portugal and are trying to decide whether to buy a Portugal SIM card, read this guide! INCLUDES NEW EU ROAMING RULES IMPLEMENTED JUNE 2017.    Continue reading...

🐾 SUSAN’S LOIRE VALLEY TIPS

November 30, 2017
These are Susan’s tips for where to eat and what to do in the Loire Valley. She splits her time between Boston and the Loire Valley, so she’s in the know!  Continue reading...

🐾 JAKE’S PARIS TIPS

November 30, 2017
These are Jake’s tips on where to eat from his frequent visits to Paris.  He’s from Brooklyn, in his early 40s and travels with his girlfriend.  Continue reading...

A GUIDE TO KNOW WHERE TO EAT IN BUDAPEST

November 13, 2017
If you’re heading to Budapest, read this guide to know where to eat in Budapest!  Get first-hand reviews of tasty restaurants, from low-key local favorites to affordable Michelin stars and tips on what to actually eat in Budapest!  Continue reading...

BEST BARS IN BUDAPEST IF YOU’RE OVER 25

November 13, 2017
Budapest is known for it’s nightlife and this guide is to the best bars in Budapest if you’re over 25 and don’t need to stay out until the sun comes up (not saying that you can’t though!).  Continue reading...

BEST PLACES TO STAY IN BUDAPEST

November 9, 2017
If you’re heading to Budapest, or considering a visit, read this guide to the best places to stay in Budapest to know where to stay and get first-hand reviews of hotels.  Continue reading...

THE MOST AWESOME PLACES TO VISIT IN MADEIRA

November 9, 2017
This 5-day Madeira itinerary provides amazing tips on all the best places to visit in Madeira, like off-the-beaten-track hikes, spectacular viewpoints, and amazing meals.  Continue reading...

🐾 AYRES’ CUBA TIPS

November 2, 2017
Where do you live when you’re not traveling? Boston, DC, and Albany, NY Who went on the trip? A group of 5 girlfriends. What was the Trip? 5 nights in Havana with a couple day trips. What were your interests/goals on the trip?  Experience the culture & people and learn more about its unique history.  And […]  Continue reading...

🐾 RYAN’S ALGARVE TIPS

November 2, 2017
These are Ryan’s tips for 3 nights in Lagos in the Algarve.  Get great tips on where to eat, go out and where to stay!  Continue reading...

🐾 CAROLINA’S ICELAND TIPS

November 2, 2017
These are Carolina’s tips for a 3-day visit to Reykjavik and the Golden Circle in February.  They ate, slept and toured well (think helicopter champagne tour!).  Continue reading...

🐾 KELLY’S ROME AND POSITANO TIPS

November 1, 2017
These are tips from Kelly’s luxury 8 night trip to Rome and Positano.  You’ll get tips on great restaurants, hotels and tours.  Continue reading...

🐾 SLAVA’S PORTUGAL TIPS

October 29, 2017
These are Slava’s tips from his 5 day trip to Porto and Douro Valley in Portugal. Slava visited to relax, see the beautiful city and landscape. And of course, eat great food and drink great wine. Slava traveled to Portugal with his now fiance!  Continue reading...

🐾  SJ’S ICELAND TIPS

October 29, 2017
These are SJ’s tips from her trip to Iceland. SJ traveled all over Iceland. Her stops included Reykjavik for 1 day, Borgarnes for a half day, Sauðárkrókur for 1 day, Snaefellsjokull National Park for 1.5 days, Hellissandur for 1 night, Blonduos for 1 night, the Ring Road for 1 day, Landmannalaugar for 1 day and Vik for 1 […]  Continue reading...

🐾 AMY’S PORTUGAL TIPS

October 29, 2017
These are Amy’s tips from her trip to Portugal. Amy spent 2 nights in Lisbon and 6 nights on Sao Miguel island in the Azores. Amy visited Portugal to experience the culture, see the sights, go hiking, eat all the food and drink all the wine.  Continue reading...

🐾 SAM’S ROME TIPS

October 29, 2017
These are Sam’s tips from her trip to Rome, Italy. Sam visited Rome to relax, have some alone time, eat good food and learn some history. Sam spent $450-500 on her lodging. The hotel was fabulous and highly recommended.  Sam also loved seeing the city on the back of a Vespa and learning about the Colosseum from PhDs.  Continue reading...

🐾 JESSICA’S ROME TIPS

October 29, 2017
These are Jessica’s tips from two of her trips to Rome, Italy with friends. Jessica visited Rome each time to experience the culture, sites and food!  Jessica discusses here favorite places to eat and streets to wander around. Plus – details on the best neighborhood for nightlife.  Continue reading...

🐾 JESSICA’S GERMANY TIPS: MUNICH

October 29, 2017
These are Jessica’s tips from her  3 day trip to Munich, Germany.  Jessica visited to experience the culture and see Munich’s top sites.  Continue reading...

🐾 JESSICA’S GERMANY TIPS: HEIDELBERG

October 29, 2017
These are Jessica’s tips from her 5 day trip to Heidelberg, Germany. Jess visited Heidelberg to experience the culture and food.  Continue reading...

🐾 JESSICA’S SICILY TIPS: PALERMO

October 29, 2017
These are Jessica’s tips from her trip to Palermo in Sicily, Italy. Jess visited Sicily to explore the culture, sites and food. The meal entrees ranged 6 to 14 euros.  Continue reading...

🐾 JESSICA’S SICILY TIPS: TRAPANI AND FAVIGNANA

October 29, 2017
These are Jessica’s tips from her trip to Trapani and Favignana in Sicily, Italy. Jess visited Sicily to relax and experience the culture. The meals ranged from 12 – 20 euros and my villa apartment was roughly USD 85 a night for a weekend in September.  Continue reading...

🐾 KRISTA’S PORTUGAL TIPS

October 29, 2017
  These are Krista’s tips from her 6 day trip to Porto, Douro Valley and the Algarve in Portugal.  Krista went with her other half to experience the culture in Porto and Douro Valley and to relax on the beach in the Algarve. The average price of the hotels was 225 euros and the average entree at the restaurants was 20 euros.  Continue reading...

GUIDE TO THE BEST PLACES TO STAY IN MADEIRA

October 28, 2017
If you’re heading to Madeira, or considering a visit, read this guide to the Best Places to Stay in Madeira to know where to stay and get first-hand reviews of hotels.  Continue reading...

THE BEST 7 DAY SAO MIGUEL ITINERARY

October 27, 2017
This Sao Miguel itinerary is for a 7 Day adventure full of hiking, spectacular scenery, hot springs and amazing meals.  Continue reading...

GUIDE TO THE BEST RESTAURANTS IN MADEIRA

October 18, 2017
Read this guide if you want the inside scoop on the best restaurants in Madeira and what to eat when you’re there.  Continue reading...

FINDING THE BEST HIKING IN SÃO MIGUEL AZORES FROM A LOCAL

October 17, 2017
Hiking is the best way to experience São Miguel. These are tips from a local for finding the best hiking in São Miguel for all hiking levels and preferences.  Continue reading...

🐾 AMY’S SÃO MIGUEL TIPS

October 13, 2017
These are Amy’s tips from her 6 nights on Sao Miguel island in the Azores.  Amy’s from Boston and went with friends, they wanted to experience the culture, see the sights, go hiking, eat all the food and drink all the wine. The average price of the hotel was 175 Euros and the average entree at the restaurants we […]  Continue reading...

🐾 LINDSAY’S ICELAND TIPS

October 5, 2017
These are Lindsay’s tips for her 4 day trip to Iceland in April. She’s in the food industry, so food was very important as well as taking advantage of Iceland’s outdoor activities. The restaurant price point was high and the lodging price point was mid to upper.  Continue reading...

🐾 ALEX’S ICELAND TIPS

October 5, 2017
Alex’s tips for her trip to Iceland with two friends in October to Skaftafell, Lake Myvatn, Egilsstaðir and Seydisfjordur on the Ring Road in 6 days.  Continue reading...

WHAT TO PACK FOR ICELAND ALL YEAR ROUND

October 5, 2017
  This is a Travel Honey tip for what to pack when you go to Iceland. If you’re heading for the first time, here is a great list for what to pack for Iceland all year round and what to expect for weather during the different seasons.  Continue reading...

🐾 JACKIE’S ICELAND TIPS

October 5, 2017
Jackie’s tips for her 4-day trip to Reykjavik, Iceland in the autumn. She loves music and outdoor activities.  Continue reading...

🐾 MAURA’S ICELAND TIPS

October 5, 2017
Maura’s tips for her 5 day trip to Iceland in the summer with a friend. Their goal was to be active and experience the beauty of the country.  Continue reading...

🐾 COLLEEN’S ICELAND TIPS

October 5, 2017
Colleen’s tips from her 4 day trip to Iceland in October with her brother and friend. They thought Iceland rocks and did as many activities as possible during their visit.  Continue reading...

GUIDE TO PONTA DELGADA RESTAURANTS

October 4, 2017
  Read this guide if you want the inside scoop on the best Ponta Delgada restaurants and what to eat when you’re there.  Also, get restaurant recommendations for all of São Miguel Island and see the restaurants on an interactive Goole Map!  Continue reading...